This series features a selection of new films from Latin American countries, including Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Perú, and Venezuela, that were supported by the intergovernmental organization Ibermedia, which for two decades has advanced the making of fiction and nonfiction films in Latin America, Portugal, Spain, and, most recently, Italy. A consortium with 20 member countries, Ibermedia has provided an invaluable platform for the exchange of resources and film professionals, resulting in a more collaborative, vibrant film scene.
By supporting projects in various stages of the filmmaking process, from development and production to distribution, exhibition, and promotion, Ibermedia has been instrumental in elevating artistically significant works and nurturing emerging voices in cinema. Filmmakers who have been supported by Ibermedia include Manoel de Oliveira, Lucrecia Martel, Miguel Gomes, and many others.
Organized by La Frances Hui, Associate Curator, Department of Film. Special thanks to Elena Vilardell and Zuri Fermin of Ibermedia.